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Waiver Notice Request for Comments

Continue "Right Test, Right Time" Administration of End-of-Course Assessments​

Waiver Request Extension for Reporting on Per Pupil Expenditures

​ESSA Plan Submission

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will submit the Missouri Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan by September 18, 2017. The Department is forming the framework for the state’s plan for school improvement and accountability – the Missouri School Improvement Program 6 (MSIP 6), and we want to ensure alignment between the state system and the ESSA submission.

Missouri is well-positioned to lead the nation on student success through our own homegrown systems. By taking additional time to gather feedback and establish our vision for education in Missouri, we hope to create a high quality plan that meets the needs of all children. 

ESSA Presentation to State Board of Education (February 2017)

Regional Meeting Feedback

In September and October, the department held Regional Meetings on Education to discuss what matters most in public education. Please click the link above to read what feedback meeting attendees and post-meeting survey recipients marked as what matters most to them in education.​